The Honorable Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, NSC, Mallam
Bolaji Abdullahi has commended Nigeria’s Super Eagles for their stellar performance and victory over the Eagles of Mali.
The Honorable Minister who is the Head of Government delegation to the on-going Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa said he has confidence that the team has what it takes to lift the cup.
He praised the technical crew and players for the brilliance shown so far and especially the decisive way the team dismissed the Malians.
According to him, the performance of the team has lifted the mood of the nation. “I assure them that the whole of Nigeria is behind them. Nigerians have prayed and fasted for the success of this team, and I am happy that they have lived up to expectations. They are really super. ”
He however urged the team to remain focused and discipline, explaining that there is stillone more river to cross. “They will write their name in gold when they lift the cup,” he said.